The Federal Trade Commission today announced the following actions:
Consent agreements given final approval:
The Commission vote to finalize the consent agreement was 4-0, with Commissioner Thomas B. Leary recused. (FTC File No. 991-0306; staff contact is Judith A. Cole, 202-326-2693; see press release dated November 24, 1999.)
Following a public comment period, the Commission has made final a consent agreement with the following: Hoechst AG. The Commission action makes the consent order binding on the respondent.
The Commission vote to finalize the consent agreement was 5-0. (FTC File No. 991-0071; staff contact is Elizabeth A. Jex, 202-326-3273; see press release dated December 7, 1999.)
Motion to dismiss defendant:
The Commission vote to dismiss this defendant was 5-0. (FTC File No. X990056; Civ. No. 99-T-589-N; staff contact is Nancy Pineles, 202-326-2484; see press release dated June 17, 1999.)
Copies of the documents mentioned in this FYI are available from the FTC's web site at http://www.ftc.gov and also from the FTC's Consumer Response Center, Room 130, 600 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20580; 877-FTC Help (877-382-4357); TDD for the hearing impaired 1-866-653-4261. To find out the latest news as it is announced, call the FTC NewsPhone recording at 202-326-2710.